Susan I. Rotroff

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Susan Irene Rotroff is an American classical archaeologist, classicist, and academic, specialising in the art, archaeology, and pottery of Ancient Greece. She was Jarvis Thurston and Mona Van Duyn Professor in the Humanities, at Washington University in St. Louis.[1][2]

Early life and education[edit]

Rotroff studied for her Bachelor of Arts (AB) degree at Bryn Mawr College. Following graduation, she studied for one year at the American School of Classical Studies at Athens.[3] She graduated from Princeton University, with a Ph.D in 1976.

Academic career[edit]

In 1995, Rotroff joined the faculty of the Classics Department at Washington University in St. Louis.[3]


In 1988, she was awarded a fellowship by the MacArthur Fellows Program.[4] In 2011 Rotroff was awarded the Gold Medal from the Archaeological Institute of America[5] On 10 March 2016, she was elected a Fellow of the Society of Antiquaries of London (FSA).[6]



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  3. ^ a b "AIA Lecturer: Susan Rotroff". Archaeological Institute of America. Retrieved 20 March 2016. 
  4. ^ "Susan Rotroff ’68 Wins Top Archaeology Award, Joining a Long List of Bryn Mawr Grads So Honored". News. Bryn Mawr College. 3 February 2011. Retrieved 20 March 2016. 
  5. ^ "Gold Medal Award for Distinguished Archaeological Achievement". Archaeological Institute of America. Retrieved 17 February 2011. 
  6. ^ "10 Mar Ballot Results". Society of Antiquaries of London. 10 March 2016. Retrieved 20 March 2016. 

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